Category Archives: Sketchbooks

Sketchmania.

So, here’s a mixture of drawings that don’t fit into a theme, apart  from they were all drawn from life. We have: A five piece brass ensemble, a friend in the sun, art homework, my family, hand, trips to central … Continue reading

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Sketches made when waiting…

A self portrait in a little mirror. I like being a bit unflattering with myself. No hairbrush, early night or shave for me. The eye is closed as the mirror was so near the two eyes were giving differnet views. … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 7. Bright!

  Heaters are great to paint. Heater on a hot colour. The bright base layer helped the skintone, gold paint helped too. Acrylics and pencils. 1 hour for the main painting, the pencils took around 30 minutes while eating a … Continue reading

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TABOO

The tv series was pretty good fun and never less than a feast for the eye. As we watched the pen was used to take notes of all the unusual physiognomies infront of me. These were then collated in photoshop, … Continue reading

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London Zoo 2

The gorillas are… rather worrying for me. I read a lot into their expressions. This a compilation of all the sketches made that day, taking the boys around London Zoo. Below are some links about the Kumbuka the silverback, who … Continue reading

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Little sketches

Izzy and Kate in Byron burgers. Drawn on the napkin with a 2H pencil. There was a photo of a Clinical Physiologist, Dr Gerald Graham in the Times Obits. I liked the lighting and doodled a version. Shot at an … Continue reading

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Sherlock / Ian Mckellen in the dresser

Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and Mark Gatiss are great to capture in pencil. Such different faces. Sketched while watching the TV. It’s cheap life drawing but the model is usually moving. Taboo is next. The Dresser. A good movie with a crackling … Continue reading

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